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Business leaders call for more funding to trade sector, infrastructure

The government needs to address the country's skill shortage in the trade sector says Chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association, Kim Campbell.

Bay of Islands College takes home ‘Got a Trade! School of the Year’ award

Bay of Islands College's efforts in working with its wider community to deliver work-based learning opportunities for its students were acknowledged at the Got a Trade? Got it Made! Industry Training Awards last week in Wellington.

Industry Training Awards winners announced

The 2017 Got A Trade? Got It Made! Industry Training Awards, held at Parliament last night, showcased 50 of New Zealand's top trainees and apprentices, and helped get their inspiring stories across to young people around the country. 

There are now more apprentices than university students in NZ

On Monday the Industry Training Federation (ITF) announced the 'Got a trade? Got it made!' campaign, intended to reach out to young people with the message that there's more than one way to launch a career. 

Moved to tears: celebrating the first health and wellbeing apprenticeships

Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.

International business school loses accreditation after issues identified

A hundred international business students at the International College of New Zealand will be forced to start their studies all over again elsewhere - after the school lost accreditation for three of its business courses.

Opinion: Dr Stuart Middleton – the stubborn statistics

DR STUART MIDDLETON says we should look to non-English speaking countries for ways to form better pathways from secondary school into tertiary education and vocational training.

Students cooking up a storm for competition

It is getting hot in the kitchen for four students training hard for the Toque d'Or competition.

Industry training gets welcome funding boost

Industry training got a boost today as the Government announced an additional $7 million investment over the next four years. The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith and Associate Minister Louise Upston...

From milking cows to latte-making, practical training served up at Northland College

From milking cows to latte-making, practical training in solid work skills is being served up at Kaikohe's Northland College.
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